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Flights to Sydney in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price£685Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from£619From London to Sydney Kingsford Smith
One-way from£8One-way flight from London to Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD)

Cheap flights to Sydney in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SYD flights for May, June
7 Jun - 10 Nov
£628pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
7 Jun - 10 Nov
£640pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
7 Jun - 10 Nov
£663pp
LCY
London City
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
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2 STOPS
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London City

Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney found for this year
3 Nov - 14 Nov
£619pp
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London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
7 Jun - 10 Nov
£628pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
5 Nov - 12 Nov
£630pp
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London Stansted
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3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

Last minute flights to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney, departing today and this week
21 May - 28 May
£809pp
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London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
23 May - 29 May
£816pp
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London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 31 May
£823pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Sydney Kingsford Smith?

Returning to United Kingdom from Sydney Kingsford Smith

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

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Cheapest prices for Sydney flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Sydney found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£1,067
February
£943
March
£916
April
£931
May
£905
June
£953
July
£1,030
August
£908
September
£876
October
£891
November
£908
December
£1,111

When is the best time to fly to Kingsford Smith Airport?

Average Sydney Kingsford Smith flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
LON - SYD
Price
£876 - £1,367
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Rainfall
84 - 160 mm

Peak Season:

For an unforgettable experience, take a flight to Sydney during the Sydney Festival. It runs from just after New Year’s through January and brings over 100 events. It’s a great festival to experience, however to find the cheapest flights to Sydney you should book well in advance for the festival period. Also during the summer are yacht racing, surfing and other water-sport competitions. Australia Day is on the 26th of January, and is a great day of partying and patriotism.

Off Season:

Sydney has pleasant weather even during the cooler months of the year, with spring and autumn being great times to visit. Rain is more common in spring but it doesn’t linger for long, and it offers you the best chance of finding cheap flights to Sydney.

When is the best time to book a flight to Sydney?

Cheap flights to Sydney aren’t impossible to find, but generally due to the length of travelling involved they won’t ever be bargain prices. That said, if you book your flights to Sydney in advance, at least a few months, you’ll have a better chance of saving money. Flights to Sydney also tend to be cheaper between October and November, although this is only slightly. The best way to save money on your flight tickets when booking your flight is to be flexible on the dates you want to travel. Australia isn’t a cheap country to visit so any savings you can make on your flights will definitely help you out. Also, if you can, try to sit on the left hand side of the plane for stunning views of Sydney as you descend. This is weather dependent but the right hand normally just offers views of the ocean.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Sydney?

The cheapest day to fly to Sydney is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Friday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Sydney?

Sydney flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the afternoon. Booking a flight in the evening will likely mean higher prices.

How long is the flight to Sydney?

Flights from London (All airports) to Sydney – 22 hours 20 minutes

Flights from Manchester to Sydney – 22 hours 30 minutes

Flights from Birmingham to Sydney – 23 hours 30 minutes

Flights from Glasgow to Sydney – 23 hours 35 minutes

Which airlines operate flights to Sydney?

There are many airlines that operate flights to Sydney, such as British Airways, Air Canada and Qatar Airways. As it’s a very long journey, try to pick an airline that offers the best value for money, as flights to Sydney are never really cheap. British Airways for example offers complimentary food and beverages for the duration of their flights, but Qatar might offer comfier seats etc. Do you research and prepare for a solid 24 hours of travelling.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

You can reach the city by train in just 13 minutes, and there are train stations at both International and Domestic terminals just in case you find yourself unsure of where to be. The International terminal is at the northern end and is accessible from the Arrivals area.

Alternatively you can jump on one of the many buses that operate to and from the airport. They are very regular and easy to navigate, however the train is the quicker option if you’re in a rush. Failing that, you could take a taxi or rent a car from the airport, however a taxi will be expensive and unless you plan to drive around a lot, car rentals can be an unnecessary burden.

Sydney airport overview

Sydney Airport, also referred to as Kingsford-Smith Airport, is situated in the suburb of Mascot, near Botany Bay, approximately 9km (6 miles) from Sydney, Australia’s largest city and main commercial and tourist hub. It is one of the oldest continuously running airports in the world and, having handled just over 35.9 million passengers in 2010, it is Australia’s busiest aerial hub.

Comprising three passenger terminals, namely International Terminal T1 and Domestic Terminals T2 and T3, Sydney Airport is home to a vast array of world-class shopping and dining venues, as well as a host of facilities and amenities for both tourists and business travellers. Check-in, baggage claims, immigrations, customs and security are generally smooth and painless; however, like most international airports, standard airport processes can slow down during peak times.

In essence, Sydney Airport is clean, efficient and well maintained. Better yet, transport to and from the airport is abundant and therefore makes this airport an ideal gateway for those travelling to Sydney and surrounds.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Sydney?

Most people fly into Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) if they book a flight to Sydney. Kingsford Smith is conveniently located just 4.6 mi from Sydney’s city centre.

How popular are flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) this year?

This year has seen a 155% increase in flight searches for Sydney.

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